Modern Gold For Your Home: How Fall In Love With A Little Gold In Your Home

When I talk about the gold trend there are some that may feel a slight jolt from the 1980's. As designers we don't see it that way and I want you to see and feel the sophistication and glamour it could bring to your home. Unlike the 80's,  today's gold trend is more about style ...

Spring 2016 Color Report- Pantone Color Of The Year

Harmonious and softly mindful are Pantone's colors of the year: Rose Quartz & Serenity.  Their gorgeous pairing bring a refreshing feel to one's home and I feel it's a nice departure from last years rich color, Marsala. They dance to a song of equality and peace. A beautiful story of well being can be told ...

Was Choosing A Metal Roof For My Home A Good Idea ???????

The long awaited question "do I love my new metal roof?"  is about to be answered today, and I answer this question with an unalterable YES!  I say yes to the style, form and function of this beauty.  I never thought a clean, crisp roof could administer the butterflies as our new kitchen did, but it ...

All Systems Go – The Ikea model starts!

We finally received the call to start the install of the first Ikea model. It’s all systems go! If you’ve read my blogs on this Ikea adventure, you’ll remember that the install date for the Ikea models for Lennar Homes was December 9. As is all too common in homebuilding and construction in general, that date was ...

Wainscoting Hacks that Will Transform Your Dining Room

Blog By: Modernize Paneling has, over the years, developed a poor reputation within the interior design world, and many homeowners are reluctant to use it in an important place, such as a dining room. This low reputation, however, is largely a product of poor quality and terrible applications. Wainscoting, a paneling method that only partially covers ...

Do you know Shagreen?

I love Shagreen and during our most recent visit to High Point Furniture Market in North Carolina we saw a lot of it. From light to dark, it's being used in a fashions.  For those of you that are not familiar with shagreen, it's the skin of small sharks and stingrays in it's natural state. ...